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Job Title:  Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  2418

Warrensburg, MO, US, 64093-9301

Home-based Position:  Yes
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Design Engineer responsible for battery design and engineering analyses on batteries. The selected engineer will work with other members of the engineering department to create design solutions that meet customer requirements and company objectives.  Responsible for ensuring that product designs are fit for purpose. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • To design optimized battery systems which convert the customers specified cell type into a fully operational installation, accommodated on stands or within cubicles, with full electrical connection at least within the battery and, more probably, beyond the battery to include the electrical equipment being supported
  • Applying research to the planning, design, development, and testing of battery products.
  • Compiling and analyzing test data to determine the effect of design on products in relation to factors such as temperature, pressures, power, and energy or material properties.
  • Developing specifications for selecting components and equipment to use.
  • Utilizing computer-aided design equipment, developing basic data and making preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposal.
  • The design of new battery accommodation and accessories, as and when new products are introduced to the marketplace, to comply with all relevant national and international standards, health and safety and contractual requirements.
  • Position may require working knowledge of thermal simulation software, such as Solidworks Simulation or Creo Simulate

This position may have supervisory responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in a related engineering role
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry, of statistical procedures of analysis and experimentation 
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Engineering software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Working knowledge of ERP / MRP applications
  • Experience in product design


Preferred Qualifications

  • Battery engineering experience is a plus
  • Experience in database control mechanisms and Quality Assurance
General Job Requirements
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to differentiate colors.
  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.
  • Must be able and willing to do overnight travel


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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